Five Issues in Managing Workplace Diversity

Managing diversity in the workplace is not about race, gender or national origins; it is a wide range of ideas and experiences, all which add up to higher productivity and engagement.

Workplace diversity

Workplace diversity is more than just gender or race; it is variety of ideas. Diversity (and the way companies handle diversity) can directly affect performance.

Every person offers something unique to the job, defined by a range of unique experiences, viewpoints and personalities.

To achieve the highest level of efficiency, the human resources professional must learn how to deal with every worker based on his or her situation.

Managing diversity is not about preferential treatment. It starts with awareness and sensitivity to how employees interact, as well as addressing things that could lead to on-the-job conflicts. Continue reading “Five Issues in Managing Workplace Diversity”